„ Yadagiri Poojari of Upper Arlington graduated from the University of Cincinnati during winter 2010 commencement ceremonies.

„ Yadagiri Poojari of Upper Arlington graduated from the University of Cincinnati during winter 2010 commencement ceremonies.

Poojari received a doctor of philosophy degree from the College of Engineering.

„Hailey Anderson, a 2009 graduate of Upper Arlington High School, has been elected to Lawrence University's chapter of Lambda Sigma, a national honor society that fosters leadership, scholarship, fellowship and the spirit of service.

Students are initiated at the end of their freshman year.

Anderson is the daughter of Scott and Sue Anderson of Columbus.

„ The University of Cincinnati has announced its winter quarter dean's list.

Upper Arlington residents named to the list were Abby Cornwell, Stefani Crea, Andrew Mehraban, Sayoko Osada, Hasso Pape, Michael Rutherford, Mark Simon and Jason Sintic.

„Harry Sanderson of Upper Arlington will appear in Otterbein College's production of "Pippin," to be staged May 27-29 in Cowan Hall.

Sanderson is a freshman majoring in theatre.

„ Ardag Hajinazarian of Upper Arlington, the son of Siran and Melkon Hajinazarian, has accepted a Presidential Scholarship from Xavier University in Cincinnati. He will graduate from Bishop Watterson High School, where he is active in National Honor Society, football, rugby and leadership. He plans to major in applied biology at Xavier.

„ Hali Weilbacher, the daughter of Tim and Sue Weilbacher of Upper Arlington, will be commissioned as a second lieutenant in the United States Army Officer Corps after completing summer training.

She is a criminal justice major at Xavier University, where she is a member of the Army ROTC program.

„ Geoff S. Burch of Upper Arlington will be inducted into the Otterbein College chapter of Psi Chi on June 6.

Psi Chi is the national psychology honor society. Members must rank within the upper 35 percent of their class in scholarship, as well as maintain an overall 3.0 GPA and a 3.0 GPA in psychology coursework.

Burch is a senior psychology major at Otterbein.

„ Ashland University has announced its May 2010 graduates.

Upper Arlington residents completing degree requirements were Samantha Berry, Allison Collura and Lisa Dale-Press, all receiving master of education degrees in curriculum and instruction; and Hugh Trabue, bachelor of science in business administration degree.

„Emily Drees, the daughter of Nancy and David Drees of Upper Arlington, has accepted a Buschmann Award from Xavier University. She will graduate from Upper Arlington High School, where she is active in tennis, Link Crew, women's chorus and Team Delta Max.

Drees plans to major in early childhood education at Xavier. The Buschmann Award is based on a student's record in high school.

„ Robert Ewing, the son of Janice and Terry Ewing of Upper Arlington, has accepted a Leadership Award from Xavier University. He will graduate from Linworth Alternative High School, where he is active in football, chess, and basketball.

Ewing plans to major in business at Xavier. The Leadership Award recognizes a student's academic achievement, leadership and overall involvement.